Polen Capital, an independently owned, growth equity investment manager with a 28-year track record, today was named a Best Place to Work in Money Management by Pensions & Investments. The Firm ranked as a top place to work among companies with 15-49 employees as part of the publication’s sixth annual ranking of U.S.-based money managers determined by results of employer and employee surveys.
Earning this award is a testament to our culture, which enables us to attract, develop and retain top talent by providing an environment for our employees to thrive. Our people are the key to achieving our mission of preserving and growing client assets.
“We are honored to once again receive this recognition from a trusted source in the industry,” said Polen Capital CEO Stan Moss. “Earning this award is a testament to our culture, which enables us to attract, develop and retain top talent by providing an environment for our employees to thrive. Our people are the key to achieving our mission of preserving and growing client assets.” Polen Capital is an employee-controlled investment manager with a culture of purpose, autonomy, and continuous learning. The Firm believes that its culture has enhanced creativity, focus, employee retention and – most importantly – alignment of interests with its clients.
Pensions & Investments partnered with Best Companies Group, an independent research firm specializing in identifying great places to work, to conduct a two-part survey process of employers and their employees. The first part consisted of evaluating each nominated company’s workplace policies, practices, philosophy, systems and demographics. This part of the process was worth approximately 25% of the total evaluation. The second part consisted of an employee survey to measure the employee experience. This part of the process was worth approximately 75% of the total evaluation. The combined scores determined the top companies.
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